The Art of Maurice Sendak by Selma G. Lanes
TITLE: The Art of Maurice Sendak AUTHOR: Selma G. Lanes ILLUSTRATOR: Maurice Sendak PUBLISHER: Harry N. Abrams, New York DATE: 1984 DESCRIPTION: Hardcover with dust jacket, blue-gray cloth boards, dimensions 11 3/4" X 11", 278 pages, ISBN: 0-8109-8063-0. "Creator of Where the Wild Things Are, In the Night Kitchen, Higglety Pigglety Pop!, and the illustrations for dozens of other memorable children's books, Maurice Sendak ranks among the best-known, best-loved artists in America. . . Sendak's life and work are explored in affectionate detail in this charming, fun-filled book, containing 94 full-color illustrations and over 165 black-and-whites." Book also features three foldouts, chronology of books and an index. Author Selma Lanes is an editor and critic of children's books and a friend of Maurice Sendak. CONDITION: Book and dust jacket are in good condition. Dust jacket still shows the price of $50.00. There is some rubbing on the corners of the dust jacket. There is a not written in ink on inner page dated 1985. The pages are all clean and crisp. A beautiful, high quality, collectible book. Free shipping in the USA.
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